What is another word for school run?

Pronunciation: [skˈuːl ɹˈʌn] (IPA)

The term "school run" typically refers to the journey that parents or guardians make to take their children to school and pick them up again. However, there are several alternative expressions that convey the same meaning. These include "drop-off and pick-up routine," "school commute," "school transportation," and "school shuttle service." Each of these phrases describes the same process of transporting children to and from school each day. While the "school run" is a common phrase in certain parts of the world, using one of these synonyms can provide a fresh take on this common task.

What are the hypernyms for School run?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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  • Furthermore, the younger members of our society have for some time been in growing rebellion against paternal authority and the paternal state. For one reason, the home in an industrial society is chiefly a dormitory, and the father does not work there, with the result that wife and children have no part in his vocation. He is just a character who brings in money, and after working hours he is supposed to forget about his job and have fun. Novels, magazines, television, and popular cartoons therefore portray "Dad" as an incompetent clown. And the image has some truth in it because Dad has fallen for the hoax that work is simply something you do to make money, and with money you can get anything you want. It is no wonder that an increasing proportion of college students want no part in Dad's world, and will do anything to avoid the rat-race of the salesman, commuter, clerk, and corporate executive. Professional men, too—architects, doctors, lawyers, ministers, and professors—have offices away from home, and thus, because the demands of their families boil down more and more to money, are ever more tempted to regard even professional vocations as ways of making money. All this is further aggravated by the fact that parents no longer educate their own children. Thus the child does not grow up with understanding of or enthusiasm for his father's work. Instead, he is sent to an understaffed school run mostly by women which, under the circumstances, can do no more than hand out mass-produced education which prepares the child for everything and nothing. It has no relation whatever to his father's vocation.
    Alan Watts

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